Another Country
by James Baldwin
Paperback- $13.36

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among ...

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  "Greenwich Village to Harlem in the late 1950s" by bradlyman (see profile) 04/17/18

"Another Country" describes characters interacting primarily in NYC's Greenwich Village in the late 1950s. The characters pursue their art - jazz musicians, singers and writers in a City that had not yet gentrified. The book boldly tackles biracial couples, bisexuality, mental illness, alcoholism, extramarital affairs & spousal abuse. The title "Another Country" appears to have multiple meanings including the author's and a character's years living in France, and perhaps more importantly racism in the US portrayed by the different experiences of the African American and White characters, and these 2 "countries" have remained apart 60 years later. Many serious issues are discussed without much hope for improvement.

 
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